Thursday, May 1, 2008

This Day in Auto History:

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly

Count Albert de Dion receives a patent for a steam generator, the first of 394 patents issued to him or to his company
The first Pierce Motorette is completed
A. H. M. J. Ward, an electrical engineer and brother-in-law of W. O. and H. M. Bentley, joins the board of Bentley and Bentley Ltd.
The first Nelson is completed
The Federal-Mogul Corporation is incorporated in Michigan as a merger of the Muzzy-Lyon Company and the Federal Bearing & Bushing Corporation

Source: Automobile History Day By Day, by Douglas A. Wick

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